Dennis Patrick McCarthy


Mr. Dennis Patrick McCarthy, 72, of Galesburg, Illinois died 9:16 p.m. Friday, December 6, 2019 at Heartland Health Care Center, Galesburg.

He was born July 20, 1947 in Galesburg to Jeremiah and Mildred Mae (Reem) McCarthy.

Surviving are two brothers, Michael (and Ginny) McCarthy of Galesburg and Rick (and Lynn) McCarthy of Chicago, Illinois, and sister, Terry (and Tom) Haulk of New Boston, Illinois, two nephews, two nieces, four great nephews, three great nieces and a close friend, Jerry Davidson of Springfield, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Dennis graduated from Galesburg High School in 1965 and attended St. Joseph Academy. He worked for Admiral/ Maytag Corporation in Galesburg for over 30 years. He was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Galesburg. He was an avid Chicago Bears fan. Dennis was a “Health Nut” and enjoyed exercising and working out.

Cremation will be accorded. There is no service planned. His cremated remains will be scattered in the East Linwood Scattering Garden, Galesburg at a later date. Memorial may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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